If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.
House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are many house concerts being held in and around the Ann Arbor area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Ann Arbor host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Ann Arbor. Restaurants and cafes around town sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.
Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Ann Arbor, MI
|Caileigh House Concerts (Ann Arbor)|
|Teutone Music (Ann Arbor)|
|Canterbury House (Ann Arbor)|
|Garfield House Concerts (Northville)|
|Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)|
|Up Close Concerts at Art and Performance Center of West Toledo (Toledo)|
|Over Yonder Concert House (Toledo)|
|Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)|
|Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)|
|Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)|
|Johnny's Speakeasy (Ann Arbor)|
|The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)|
|Acoustic Routes Concerts (Saline)|
|On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase (Chelsea)|
|The Rumpus Room (Chelsea)|
|Trinity House Theatre (Redford)|
|Otus Supply (Ferndale)|
|MusicTown Detroit (Detroit)|
|Live! From The Living Room (Orion Township)|
|20 Front Street (Lake Orion)|
|Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)|
|Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)|
|MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)|
|Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)|
|Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)|
|Brighton Coffeehouse & Theater (Brighton)|
|Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)|
|The Loving Touch (Ferndale)|
|The Village Idiot (Maumee)|
|Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)|
|Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)|
|Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)|
|The Ark (Ann Arbor)|
|Mash (Ann Arbor)|
|The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)|